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The Shastri Applied Research Project (SHARP)

Environmental Management

Balancing economic growth and environmental sustainability.

Assessing Environmental Management Options to Achieve Sustainability in Shrimp-Mangrove System in the Indian Coastal Zone of Bay of Bengal

Principal Investigator: Duncan Knowler, Simon Fraser University
Co-Investigator: Joyashree Roy, Jadavpur University, Calcutta
Region: Kolkata, West Bengal
Grant Amount: $103,000
- Recent Publications

Development of a Knowledge-base for Coastal Aquaculture Policy-Making, Planning and Management

Principal Investigator: Mark Flaherty, University of Victoria
Co-Investigator: Kishor Samal, Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneshwar
Region: Orissa
Grant Amount: $90,000

Engaging Communities in Solid Waste Management

Principal Investigator: Amarjit Narang, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
Co-Investigator: Mostafa Warith, Ryerson University
Region: Assam & Delhi
Grant Amount: $81,000

Environmental Impact Assessment of Community- based Water Resources Management Projects in Uttranchal

Principal Investigator: Vishwa Nath Sharda, Central Soil and Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Dehradun, UP
Co-Investigator: Shiv Prasher, McGill University
Region: Uttaranchal
Grant Amount: $104,000

Livestock and Environment Sustainability: Experience of the Indian Punjab

Principal Investigator: B. S. Ghuman, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Co-Investigator: Anantha Duraiappah, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Region: Chandigarh, Punjab
Grant Amount: $91,000

Managing Water Resources: Socio-economic and Policy Implications of Restoration in the Yamuna River Basin

Principal Investigator: Clive Southey, University of Guelph
Co-Investigator: Brij Gopal, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Region: Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh
Grant Amount: $103,000

Policy Development to Support Biodiversity within Agricultural Systems of Hilly Regions of North and South India

Principal Investigator: Gary vanLoon, Queen’s University
Co-Investigator: Mohammad Rais, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi; and D. Narasimhan, Centre for Plants, People and Ecosystems, Chennai
Region: Uttaranchal, Tamil Nadu & Karnataka
Grant Amount: $103,000
- Recent Publications

The Role of Public and Private Sector Cooperation in the Management of Estuaries in South India

Principal Investigator: Kaleelkal Thomas Thomson, Cochin University of Science and Technology
Co-Investigator: Fikret Berkes, University of Manitoba
Region: Kerala & Tamil Nadu
Grant Amount: $85,000

The Roles of the Public, Private and Civic Sectors in Sustainable Environmental Management: A Search for Balance

Principal Investigator: John Sinclair, University of Manitoba
Co-Investigator: R. B. Singh, Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi
Region: Uttaranchal
Grant Amount: $112,000

Urban Governance and Environmental Management: Action Oriented Policy Studies on Waste Management in Jabalpur and Raipur

Principal Investigator: Jeanne Wolfe, McGill University
Co-Investigator: Darshini Mahadevia, School of Urban Planning, Ahmedabad
Region: Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
Grant Amount: $103,000
- Recent Publications

Back to SHARP

The Shastri Institute is continuing the work started by SHARP through The Millennium Development Grants.

Latest Headlines

Call for Papers:International Conference on Canadian Studies” on 9-10-11 January, 2018 at Jadavpur U

CALL FOR PAPERS: Centre for Canadian Studies,Jadavpur University is organising an “International Conference on Canadian Studies” on 9-10-11 January, 2018 .


Call for Papers: “Education for our Times”-A Gandhi Peace Festival and McMaster U conference ...

Call for Papers: “Education for our Times”-A Gandhi Peace Festival and McMaster U conference, October 1, 2017


Call for Papers “One day national student’s Seminar on Canadian Multiculturism ”

Sree Sankara College, Kalady & University of Kerala with support from SICI ,New Delhi are going to organise “One day national student’s Seminar on Canadian Multiculturism on 27th September ,2017 “ .


SSE Achievement Awards

Shastri Institute Congratulates to Prof. Anil Kumar Mehrotra, University of Calgary (SICI Executive Council member) on being selected to receive a Schulich School of Engineering Achievement Award.

Date extended upto 02.04.17 to receive Abstracts

Note : Scholars whose abstracts are selected will be intimated by individual email .

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, India Office is organizing International Conference on
“Engaging Canada and India:
Perspectives on Sustainability”at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 11 – 12 May, 2017


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